Conversations, VOLUME 8

Englewood Honor Books – Best Books of 2015

Here is our list of 2015′s Englewood Honor Books, the 2Best Books of the year for the life and flourishing of the Church.

Our criterion both for selecting books to review and for honoring the year’s best books is to choose books that are “for the life and flourishing of the Church” – i.e., books that energize us to be the local community of God’s people that God has called us to be and that nurture our mission of following in the way of God’s reconciliation of all things (in all its broadness!).

[ Book of the Year ]  [ Theology ] [ Praxis ]
[ Fiction ]  [ Non-Fiction ]  [ Poetry ]

Fiction

Novel of the Year:

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The Fishermen
Chigozie Obioma
Hardback: Little, Brown Books
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“Drawing upon the rich history of Nigerian storytelling, this remarkable debut novel is a myth of sorts, reminding the reader of tales of the Greek gods or particularly the biblical story of Cain and Abel.” – C. Christopher Smith
Other winners:
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[easyazon_link identifier=”0385540353″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Heart Goes Last: A Novel[/easyazon_link]
Margaret Atwood
Hardback: Nan A. Talese
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[easyazon_link identifier=”0544303164″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Turner House: A Novel[/easyazon_link]
Angela Flournoy
Hardback: HMH Books
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[easyazon_link identifier=”0374239215″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Purity: A Novel[/easyazon_link]
Jonathan Franzen
Hardback: FSG Books

 

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